Affiliated Faculty

Directors of the Legal Theory Workshop



Elizabeth Emens
B.A., Yale, 1994; Ph.D., King’s College, Cambridge, 2002 (Marshall Scholar); J.D., Yale Law School, 2002. Law clerk to Judge Robert D. Sack, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2002–03. Bigelow Fellow and Lecturer in Law, University of Chicago Law School, 2003–05.


Philip Hamburger
B.A., Princeton University, 1979; J.D., Yale Law School, 1982. Before coming to Columbia Law School, Hamburger was the John P. Wilson Professor at the University of Chicago Law School, where he was the director of the Bigelow Program and the Legal History Program.

Kent Greenawalt

Kent Greenawalt
B.A., Swarthmore, 1958; B. Phil., Oxford, 1960; LL.B., Columbia Law School, 1963. Main interests are in constitutional law and jurisprudence, with special emphasis on church and state, freedom of speech, civil disobedience, and criminal responsibility.


Andrzej Rapaczynski
B.A., Warsaw, 1968; Ph.D., Columbia, 1974; J.D., Yale Law School, 1982. Joined the Columbia Law School faculty in 1982. Adviser to the governments of Poland and the Russian Federation on the drafting of new constitutions and privatization.


Bernard Harcourt
A.B., Princeton University, 1984; J.D., Harvard Law School, 1989; Ph.D., Harvard University, 2000; Joined the Columbia Law School faculty in July 2014. His scholarship intersects social and political theory, the sociology of punishment, and penal law and procedure.

Jamal Greene

Jamal Greene
A.B., economics, Harvard, 1999; J.D., Yale Law School, 2005